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Passage: Selected Proverbs
Series: Proverbs
Speaker: Rev. Hunter Stevenson
Date: 21/02/2021
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                                                     Selected Proverbs



17:22      A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

15:13      A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushed the spirit.

15:15      All the days of the oppressed are wretched but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.

18:14 A man’s spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?

14:30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.



15:30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.

27:09 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel.

16:24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

12:25 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.

15:04 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.

12:18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

10:20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value



13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

13:19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.

24:13-14 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.  Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

10:28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.

31:25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.